Nile Crocodile

25 Jun

Nile Crocodile

The Nile crocodile is a species of African crocodile whose distribution extends from the Nile basin to the southern regions of the Sahara desert to Madagascar and the Comoros archipelago. This species is one of the largest in the world (the largest crocodile is the saltwater crocodile), is quite dangerous to man and was revered […]

Aiphos equalis

24 Jun

Aiphos equalis

Aiphos equalis, commonly known as the yellow-bellied three-toed skink or simply three-toed skink, is a species of burrowing skink found in eastern Australia. It is the only species classified under the Saiphos genus. The lizard has attracted scientific attention due to its dual reproduction habits of young people via eggs in coastal populations, or via […]

Adax

23 Jun

Adax

Adax is an artiodactyl mammal of the bovidae family, living in the desert regions of North Africa, from the Atlantic Ocean to the Nile River. Provided with long ringed horns spiraling. Own of the regions of desert, possessing broad and round hooves, well adapted to the march on the sand. Its color is yellowish, with […]

Colossal squid

22 Jun

Colossal squid

Colossal squid is also known as Lula Antarctica. It is the largest squid ever caught. In fact, it is the largest mollusc and largest invertebrate in the world! With its huge body, 12-14 meters long, also has eyes larger than any other living being on earth. His eyes are about 30 to 40 centimeters in […]

Lampreys

21 Jun

Lampreys

Lampreys is the name given to several species of freshwater or anadromous cyclosostomes fish, eel-shaped, but without jaws, belonging to the Petromyzontidae family of the Petromyzontiform order. In these fish, the mouth is transformed into a circular suction cup with the diameter of the body, reinforced by a ring of cartilage and armed with an […]

Tufted deer

20 Jun

Tufted deer

The tufted deer (Elaphodus cephalophus) is a small species of deer characterized by a prominent tuft of black hair on its forehead and fang-like canines for the evils. It is a close relative of the muntjac, living somewhat further north over a wide area of ​​central China northeastern Myanmar. Suffering from overhunting and habitat loss, […]

Elf shark

19 Jun

Elf shark

The elf shark is a species that inhabits deep waters, is rarely seen with life. It has a flattened nose, a flaccid pink body and nail-shaped teeth. The fish measures three to four meters long, in adulthood. This animal lives on the seabed, and has been found 1200 meters deep in the western Pacific Ocean […]

Gerenuk

18 Jun

Gerenuk

The Gerenuk (Litocranius walleri) is a species of antelope related to the Gazelle. The only differences between the gerenuk and the gazelle is that gerenuks have a more solid skull and an elongated neck which is the gerenuks most outstanding characteristic. The name ‘Gerenuk’ means ‘Giraffe Necked’ in the Somali language. The gerenuk is also […]

What is a wild animal?

17 Jun

What is a wild animal?

Wild animal is not the domestic. The domestic is already accustomed to living close to people, such as cats, dogs, chickens and pigs, among others. The wild animal was taken from nature and reacts to the presence of the human being. For this reason, it has difficulty growing and reproducing in captivity. Contrary to popular […]

Lampreys

16 Jun

Lampreys

Lampreys are anadromous, fish that reproduce in fresh water, but migrate to the sea to develop until adulthood, and belong to the order Petromyzontiformes, grouped in the family Petromyzontidae. With a cylindrical body and smooth, the lamprey has the format of eel, long tail and scales secreting of mucus by the body. The circular mouth, […]